Rutgers University Correctional Health Care is seeking a Staff Nurse for the Southern State Correctional Facility, located in Delmont, New Jersey. The Staff Nurse utilizes the nursing process to meet a variety of health care needs with ambulatory care as a primary focus for inmates in the New Jersey Department of Corrections.
* Provides direct and indirect nursing care to meet physiological, psychosocial and emotional needs of the resident-patient including adolescents (13-17 years), adults (18 to 64 years) and their family within the framework established by the correctional system. * Performs assessments of resident-patient in a variety of settings such as initial intake area, health care unit for sick call, emergency situations in housing, chronic care clinics and infirmary. * Identifies inmate-centered goals and nursing objectives and implements prescribed interventions and solutions for the identified problems. * Plans nursing care by identification of resident-patient needs based on assessments. Makes appropriate, timely referrals and initiates appropriate nursing care based on institutional policies and procedures. * As team leader or charge nurse, delegates duties to other health care team members based on their skill, knowledge and experience and guides the provision of care by others. Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, hospice, psychatric, recovery, registed, staff nurse, tcu, transitional, unit